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environment, but the products you get from your veterinarian work. in fact, a front-line guarantees that if you see a free within three months, they will send an exterminator -- front-line guarantees that if you see a months, theyhree will send an exterminator for free. >> mail your questions to us. coming next, your maryland lottery numbers and we will get another check of the forecast. first, let's see how wall street is performing. >> wait until you see this, a carving lesson quickly turned into an episode of pumpkin chucking. the hooked on science guy was trying to demonstrate how you could use a small glass to remove parts of the pumpkin. gas built up inside the pumpkin and when he lit it, it exploded. no one was hurt, of but it made quite a mess of the studio. that was scary. tonight of 5:00, you have seen the images all along the jersey coastline. tonight, jane miller takes a trip in search of what used to be her summer home. a sex offender on the run in baltimore city. now police need your help. and getting a high wage job is hard, but not if you have the skills to do it. an
the environment. brandon reports that more and more communities are now taking up the cause. >> they stuff our landfills, tangle in our trees, and they kill sea birds and mammals. plastic bags -- ever year, we use and throw away millions of them. >> plastic bags are a huge litter problem throughout the world. >> we interviewed mr. bloomenfeld back in 2007 when san francisco became the first city in the u.s. to ban plastic bags. large stores were not allowed to offer them to customers. the ban was a success. so the city then voted to expand it to every store in town. now communities all across the country are hopping on the "ban" wagon. the day after rye, new york, passed its law against plastic bags, teens were handing out green alternatives. >> there are no more plastic bags going to be offered in stores, so we're helping people out by giving them reusable bags. >> reusable bags are considered the best alternative... >> wonderful. >> ...because even paper bags are bad for the environment. although they can be recycled, they still use up natural resources to make, and the manufacturing process
. there are enough companies that have tripped that this is not just a specific company environment. as you hinted, geography does matter. companies primarily domestic, u.s. oriented tend to be having better earnings reports than those that have significant businesses outside of the u.s. >> here we are a few days away from the presidential election. what impact do you expect the election to have on the economy and the markets? what would a romney presidency mean versus an obama re-election? >> i think we have to start by saying that it is so close that uncertainty is killing everyone. i have read articles about gee what happens if we don't know the next morning. it will mean neither candidate has a mandate. we need more compromise and we will have more loggerheads and more polarization. i wish it could be different. >> that's the issue. we haven't seen the two sides get together. they are unable to compromise. we have the fiscal cliff looming. why would it be better in terms of compromising and getting things done? >> so the optimist in me says, okay if it is mitt romney he was a republican govern
. >> at the katherine ferguson academy in detroit, the soul of the school, andrews has created a loving environment not just for her students but also for their babies. >> last year she was in the infant room, now she's in the junior toddler room. everything they teach the kids in there is great. >> one of four high schools in the u.s. designated exclusively for high school mothers. with 220 students, the academy, which caters to pregnant teens and teen moms wasn't always like this. 26 years ago, principal andrews housed babies in a crib in her office. >> it was a little program that was hidden, nobody knew about it. >> reporter: as the demand increased, andrews saw the importance of creating an environment supportive of teen moms, but also gave their babies a head start. >> what do the moms get coming to this school they wouldn't get in another school? >> they get a staff that is focused on them. that is not mad about them being pregnant or parenting, who celebrate the fact that even though they're pregnant and parenting, they're still in school and they're participating in making a life for thems
. >> reporter: you think dangerous environment? >> very dangerous. there is people with needles, there is people that come in there with knives, guns. it is not an environment for children. >> reporter: maybe that's why they wouldn't let us film inside. for some, there are strains of hurricane katrina and the desperate scenes in the superdome. for others here who are homeless before, this is at least something and they're grateful for that. >> i had a blanket last night. i had a meal last night. i had everything i needed last night. >> that was richard engel reporting. when we come back, it was the storm after the storm, why the city decided to cancel the new york city marathon for the first time in its history. jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing more surprising than finding the perfect gifts.. niice. ...is where you find them. how did you know? i had a little help. this is how to gift. this is sears. you ari can't see. ooh, turn up the brightness. it's already up oh, oh, ooh, sorry buddy, you know some of us destroy zombies and some of us feed em. how am i sup
.6 in an environment where everyone is still worried about retail. that means you're still signing people up. are these companies that formerly decided they didn't embrace the outlet and now are, or is this just more of the same, more under armor? more of a higher end guidance, more j. crew? >> people love the outlet. people love the bargain. they demand bargains in today's environment. everybody that manufactures almost anything today has an outlet distribution channel as part of their corporate strategy long-term. you mention under armor, they're great partners. but they've only been in business less than ten years. they've been public seven years. part of our skill set is identifying tenants of the future. which we want. we don't want tenants of the past. >> the ones that have been obsoleted by amazon do not have -- they just never went outlet. >> they did not. our products are basically apparel and footwear, sizes, colors. we do not sell computer hardware, books, things that are easily bought on the internet where you can get the best price on a commodity item. we sell fashion. we sell t
the streets. i know it is tempting. we need to create a safe environment. >> is the one part of the city you're most concerned about? >> the low lying areas around the water. not washington and other communities in the southwest where there is flooding with every heavy rain -- mt. washington. >> thank you for joining us. >> 6:53. >> stay with us >> we're getting some new video from across the state and the nation. this is a live picture from the inner harbor. is not quite deep enough to canoe. >> our coverage continues on wbal plus. you'll find the non comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. tracking an accident on 295. still >> i off the roads -- stay off the roads. there is a restriction in the city. we have downed power lines and debris. flooding is also an issue. mandatory traffic restrictions in effect until noon. the bay bridge is pending inspection. the key bridge is looking pretty good. >> these rose one not start to ice over -- these roads will not start to is over. >> it will be windy and in the 40's. don't be surprised if you see snowflake north and west of baltimore. it
theater shooting spree and a crime scene tape. >> they may be better for the environment but a new study finds that reusable bags may not be good for your help. more stores have decided to do away with plastic bags. many cities have blind them altogether. doctors tested them and found the same type of bacteria you find in dirty underwear. wash them. and also designate them for raw meat and produce. >> overall we found 10% of them had the coli and 50% had coliform send all of them had some kind of bacteria. >> that is disgusting. they traced an outbreak of the navorro virus to a reusable bag. there is a simple solution, disinfected after each trip and do not store them in your car. it is a breeding ground for bacteria. the new acts that could help those starred with infertility. it would provide a tax credit for those who choose in vitro fertilization. about $12,000 and it is often not covered by insurance. now they are supporting a tax credits to those who choose in vitro. it would provide up to $13,000 in tax credit. >> it is four more days or four more years. those are the chance at th
't... and it's just fantastic. the environment that armondo creates for learing this stuff. he gave me the confidence to even believe that i could do this and his methodological approach to teaching is just fantastic, it's step by step. i'm one of those people that needs 99% of the information before i think i can do it. and and act on it. and he provided all that. the teaching really does go back to the basics you know abcs, 123s it makes it very easy to understand and very easy to progress quickly. before learning armando's techniques and strategies we hadn't had any real estate experience except for buying our own home. from there we made our 1st deal and we thank armando and his techniques and strategies. any skeptism about it, the techniques are anything but and there's a program and his techniques lay it to rest because this is the real deal. we had a great time. it'e been a blast. we've learned so much from the techniques like my wife was just sayin' it's been wonderful. team ramando! weboth sold this property, he walked away we got another property, you've got to go to the semi
. what's next? >> even in an office environment it's good to get distracted and do something. >> how about doing your job? >> your boss is gonna love this. there is an idea, a concept. hurry up, got to go. >> this is a really fun one, it has a spa-like effect, make your own luminary, balloons filled with water. you dip it into a pot of hot wax over time. look what you get. >> that's cool. really cool. finally, something that saves the segment. good. >> thank you, danny. >> we love him. he's a sweetheart. congratulations on your tenth book, buddy. hope your house is okay when you get home, too. sara is back with a tour of some of new york's most hauntest haunts. >> wait until you see what she scares up. >> first this is "today" on nbc. >>> time for sara in the city, this time, a spirited trip downtown. >> hundreds of year, rumored sightings of ghosts around new york city. we wanted to see for ourself, so we sent sara. >> lucky me. that's right. from a haunted house to a wine cellar full of spirits. there's a laundry list of spots in this city that are said to be inhabited by another f
can control your environment a bit when you've had rest. nobody has slept. no one has had any rest the last four days, or five now. even if you weren't damaged in the storm, you've been out helping your neighbors. every bone sort of aches. >> some people aren't able to sleep because of what's going on and that makes they're them more stressed. but when you're stressed, it can be difficult to sleep. because that's when you worry. time to go to sleep, suddenly every little thing comes into your head. you start worrying about it and that makes it tough to sleep. >> you have to break the cycle. we have a lot of negativity right now based on the reality that people have lost everything. some people have. >> people have. >> somebody has to break the cycle, family, support group, a friend has to step in and say let's talk about this. it's not just about the loss, but it's about the rebuilding. how do we start putting our lives back together again, so you go out of victim mode, which is totally understandable. >> but you can't stay there. >> now being much more of a victim. >> i met a fami
't no boom here. an environment of high unemployment, slow wage growth, expensive gas prices, you better believe that consumers are still going to trade down to cheaper merchandise. and the merchandise is about as goo good as it gets. plus, imagine how good dollar general can do if washington pushes the economy back into a recession. not only would this company be immune to the pain, nor and more consumers would be forced to squeeze down even as our nation obviously would be hurt badly bypassing over the fiscal cliff. look, we've had a stagnant economy for ages. how come i'm recommending it now? the easy, it's cheap. it's fallen from its highs and thanks to equity investors have sold some of their shares. but mainly on account of the not so hot numbers we got from dollar tree. see, dollar tree cut its same-store sales guidance in the third quarter recently blaming high gasoline prices and the preholiday calendar shift. the forecast hammered the whole group. but i don't think their alibis add up. let's take them one at a time. first, higher gas prices. dollar tree blamed them for the weak
, close the budget deficit. make, create a regulatory environment that encourages investment and certainty. that those are improving the situation. governor romney is also, however, correct that there's a long way to go. and that there are lots of people in ohio and elsewhere around this country who are unemployed or underemployed and we have huge progress. and 2% gdp growth is nothing to crow about. in fact it's less growth than in 2011 and less than 2010. >> all the economic news is about republican policies and all the bad economic news is because of democratic policies? it's funny, it's just disingenuous. >> how much of this is a problem in terms of how people feel, rachel. we see more economic optimism in the country and yet people are still feeling like the obama record is lackluster and you look at the recovery still not feeling like it's robust enough. >> and you see it just in the raw consumer confidence numbers. you see consumer confidence trending up and the unemployment rate trending down and you see the deficit dropping year to year. you see things going in the right direction
politics, environment, national security. in endorsing obama today, mayor bloomberg mentioned climate change. and as i said to the governor, it's already new amsterdam. could the city be the new new amsterdam? >> i think it's important to start thinking about infrastructure as essential national security. for the last ten years plus, the united states has had a main national security priority, the thing we've spent the most money on, a trillion-plus dollars, that's been bringing democracy to iraq and afghanistan, with very questionable results. people i've spoken to, experts in the field say, we would be a lot safer, not just richer, if he had spent a lot of that money on improving infrastructure. that is not to say that counterterrorism isn't important. it certainly is. but they're related because the stronger your society is, the more protected you are also from a terrorist attack. >> may have to keep you around to cover this for a while. richard engel, thanks. good to see you. this disaster has been a great equalizer. if you're living in a place where the water rises, the power goe
leaving goldman sachs." he described in gripping detail what he called the toxic environment at goldman, one that encouraged taking advantage of its clients. his book is now in stores. greg, good morning. thanks for coming on. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> in the book, you frame the leadership of goldman sachs as having made a choice between profit and reputation. when did they make that swing? >> as your viewers will know, earlier in the decade, there were a lot of things that were deregulated like complicated derivatives. it got to the point where banks saw they could make more money using their client information to bet for themselves as opposed to facilitating for a client business. ultimately by the time i left for firm, three quarters of the money was being made in the training business, as opposed to the original reason for wall street, which is helping companies raise money and merging. it's been a real revenue shift and also a behavior shift where taking advantage of clients has become the norm. >> what you write about are ethics issues, not really legal issues, per
alert, they may be better for the environment but a study finds reusable bags may not be good for your health. more and more stores decided to bag plastic bags as more shoppers turn to reusable bags. several major cities have banned the plastic bags altogether. but doctors tested the bags and found the same type of bacterias that you would find in dirty underwear. here's an idea. wash them. designate bags. >> 10% of the bags had e-coli. 50% had forms and most all of the bags had bacteria. >> of course there's a solution. disinfect your bag after each trip and don't store them in your cars. a warm dark place is a breeding ground for bacteria. >>> a new act could help families with inper untilty. in vitro cost about $12 thoush for treatment and it's often not covered by insurance. now the national fertility association and others will support the act which would provide a tax credit to those who choose in vitro like with adoption. it provides up to $13,350 in tax credits. >> it allowed people who wanted to use medical treatment to have that same ability. >> you're on eligible if you make
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